Keeping it meta in the physical age.
Tenet is the worst Nolan film
and don’t try to convince me that
it all makes sense in the end
Because, when you take a closer look
The film is built on crazy ideas.
Some scenes really shine
The plot and characters don’t hold together.
And it’s not true that
Nolan knows how to write emotions
The characters can be believable
Only if there was heart in the script
It’s not true that this movie is good…
First Man 2018
Landing on the moon was firmly fixed as a historical event mentioned in a textbook by the time I came around. Marked as an achievement for the U.S. and humanity I could appreciate it telescopically. Often it was presented as a bullet point of the time it belonged to: the Vietnam war, the civil rights movement, landing on the moon etc. all globbed together to help shape what the 60's were.
This film gives it the focus it deserves. There…
Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse 2018
Dear Disney I know this would be embarrassing but hear me out. You let Sony develop an animated post-ROTJ Luke story.
A Streetcar Named Desire 1951
Vivien Leigh's performance is one for the ages. The uneasy, shapeshifting nature of her character surprised me. Scene to scene I was not sure what was happening, as thoughts and motives seemed just below the surface and out of reach, until the ending and it all comes to light.
That one performance is enough to put an asterisk next to it, but Marlon Brando also appearing as a force of nature whenever he was on screen gives it a one…
Obi-Wan Kenobi 2022
Why has Disney settled on having terrible writing, direction, and production for a Star Wars series? Is there no one in charge that can tell this is awful? Do they not care?
My proto-sense is telling me that it's a business decision. Data analysts ran the numbers and found the bare minimum they would need to do to make the right percentage of fans happy with this dreck. And that's infuriating because Star Wars is deeply loved by many, not…
The Northman 2022
hacking slashing singing longing jumping running catching throwing raping slaving rowing swimming growling howling fire dancing blood drinking throat ripping grabbing stabbing sword forging blood oathing god invoking prophesying omenizing future seeing family feuding cursing cussing decapitating hallucinating feeding bleeding Valhalla rising lava flowing smoking choking dodging stabbing dual wield powerstancing clubbing shafting heart carving executing disemboweling vengeance seeking dreaming seeing undead dealing fate sealing